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Tagged: New Theatre and Dance shows

 Viviana Durante Company: Isadora Now photo by David Scheinmann

Viviana Durante Company: Isadora Now

A remarkable evening of performance paying tribute to the American dancer Isadora Duncan, a timeless feminist icon who made work that enabled women to express themselves physically on their own terms.

Ten people stand in various poses in front of a red wall which spells out 'vendetta'

Cheek by Jowl/Piccolo Teatro Milano: The Revenger’s Tragedy

Intrigue, corruption, lust and the thirst for power collide in Cheek by Jowl’s first Italian show – a ‘lavish, decadent, perverse world’ (Corriere della Sera, Milan).

The Ballet Black Company in The Waiting Game by Mthuthuzeli November. Photography by Holly McGlynn

Ballet Black: Double Bill

Dance so thrilling and imaginative that it packs our auditorium every time – the hugely popular Ballet Black is back with a double bill full of lyrical contrasts and beautiful movement.

three women triumphantly sing

Breach: It’s True, It’s True, It’s True

This gripping dramatisation of a 1612 rape trial brought by the gifted painter Artemisia Gentileschi roars down the ages centuries after it shocked Renaissance Rome.

A person stares in a mirror

Schaubühne Berlin: Orlando

Live cinema meets performance in this galloping romp through 400 years of history starring a heroine who is born a hero, or a hero who becomes a heroine. For Orlando, it doesn’t really matter.

A man lies down on a chair whilst another touches their elbow.

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam: Death in Venice

An intense infatuation fuels the tension between social expectations and personal desire in a show that deftly combines theatre and music, directed by Ivo van Hove.

Guy leans against a car

Inua Ellams: Poetry + Film / Hack - Boyz n the Hood (15)

Complementing this screening of Boyz n the Hood, Inua Ellams and a line-up of poets read new work to open and close the film – their words and verses responding to its blistering themes.

a man clasps his hands in front of him as though begging

manmaRo Project: The Bees' Road

This one-man show eloquently moves between storytelling, ancient drama, irony and humour to bear witness to the journey of those who become stranded in their search for refuge across Europe.